AMS 355 AMS 355. Main Currents of American Culture to 1865. 3 Hours.
Same as History 355N. Traces the development of American culture and society from the colonial era until the end of the Civil War. Major themes include racial conflict, religion, slavery, the development of democracy, and cultural reform. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Twenty-seven semester hours of coursework in American studies, including at least 15 hours of upper-division coursework. The following courses are required: